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pigment

 [pig´ment]
1. any coloring matter of the body.
2. a stain or dyestuff.
3. a paintlike medicinal preparation applied to the skin. adj., adj pig´mentary.
bile pigment any of the coloring matters of the bile, derived from heme, including bilirubin, biliverdin, and several others.
blood pigment (hematogenous pigment) any of the pigments derived from hemoglobin, such as hematoidin, hematoporphyrin, hemofuscin, and methemoglobin.
lipid pigment any of various pigments having lipid characteristics, some of which also contain protein or iron, the most important one being lipofuscin.
respiratory p's substances, e.g., hemoglobin, myoglobin, or cytochromes, which take part in the oxidative processes of the animal body.
retinal p's the photopigments in retinal rods and cones that respond to certain colors of light and initiate the process of vision.

blood pigment

A nonspecific term for any pigmented substance in the peripheral circulation, widely understood to signify those proteins capable of acting as oxygen transporters—e.g., in humans, haemoglobin, respiratory pigments, hematogenous pigments, as well as biliary pigments.

blood pigment

A pigment in blood (hemoglobin) or a derivative of it (hematin, hemin, methemoglobin, hemosiderin).
See also: pigment

pigment

1. any coloring matter of the body.
2. a stain or dyestuff.
3. a paintlike medicinal preparation applied to the skin.

abnutzen pigment
bile pigment
any one of the coloring matters of the bile, derived from heme, including bilirubin, biliverdin, etc.
blood pigment
any one of the pigments derived from hemoglobin, including heme, hematoidin, etc.
pigment cells
pigment-enhancing media
formulated to promote the production of pigment by some bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Rhodococcus equi, to aid in identification.
pigment genes
genes for each of the coat colors, e.g. white gene, black gene, orange gene.
respiratory p's
substances, e.g. hemoglobin, myoglobin or cytochromes, which take part in the oxidative processes of the animal body.
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Comparison of hemocyanin oxygen binding in cephalopods of different metabolic rates and from various latitudes should show how hemocyanin oxygen transport has adapted to different temperature regimes at various levels of metabolic activity and how blood pigment function contributes to the oxygen limitation of thermal tolerance.
The question arises as to whether the importance of blood pigment function is also reduced in Antarctic cephalopods.
A solution to this problem was found in the mathematical step-by-step (iterative) unraveling of the main absorbance scan into the scans of the individual blood pigments via the iterative process.
The cooling roll-on applicator refreshes the eye area delivering a mix of mineral pigments to cover your dark circles and Haloxyl to absorb coloured blood pigments, firm and tone.